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Photo postcard depicting the entrance to the École Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et de Escrime at the the Camp de Saint Maur.

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Postcard with photograph of fencers receiving instruction inside a Salle d’armes at Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime.

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. A group of soldiers on laundry duty pose for a photo as two men in the foreground wring out a wet garment.

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4 members of the 1924 Belgium Fencing team. Charles Deplorte won gold in épée individual.

Translated: 1924 Olympic Games. Individual foil tournament. Belgium team. [Charles] Delporte Belgium olympic champion

L to R:
1: Léon Tom
2: Paul…

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. Soldiers in uniform walk through the streets of Camp de Saint-Maur after a meal.

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. A group of soldiers in uniform share a meal at the dining hall.

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. A group of soldiers in uniform pose for a photo outside the barracks and wash house.

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. A group of staff and soldiers in uniform are shown gathered around two tables outside the cafeteria.

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. A group of men in white uniforms (La Corvée de Quartier) clean the street at Camp de Saint-Maur, sweeping and shoveling debris into a…

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Photo postcard depicting the fencing portion of the final physical education exam at Istituto Gonzaga, Milan, Italy. Elementary students form fourteen rows and five ranks with sabres in hand.

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville. Labeled as “Division d’Escrime” taken at Camp de St-Maur. In the photograph you can see fencers fencing sabre. The fencer on the right is seen…

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. Taken at Camp de St-Maur labeled as “Une Poule a I’Epee." A crowd watches two epee fencers as a director holds their points together prior to…

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. Taken at Camp de St-Maur. Even though the postcard is labeled as “Assaut de Fleuret,” the group of fencers in this photograph are fencing with…

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Postcard with photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville-le-Pont. Taken at Camp de St-Maur and labeled with "Escrime au Fleuret." A crowd watches three pairs of fencers. The two fencers in for foreground are…

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Postcard with a photograph from the Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime at Joinville. Labeled as “Un Examen de Sabre” taken at Camp de St-Maur. Two instructors are observing two fencers, presumably mid-examination. The fencer on the…

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Postcard with photograph of the fencing pavilion at the Regia Accademia di Fanteria e Cavalleria (Royal Infantry and Cavalry Academy) in Modena, Italy. In the large pavilion can be seen four rows of fencers practicing with fencing sabres. Two…

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French postcard with a photograph of the inside of a military fencing school. Two fencers can be seen fencing with sabres as three other fencers and three uniformed soldiers observe. Foils and fencing masks (both padded and unpadded) line the wall…

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Postcard with a photograph of the gymnastics and fencing room (sala di ginnastica e scherma) at the Accademia Navale in Livorno, Italy.

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Italian postcard depicting a glamorous woman holding a mixed school (scuola mista) fencing sword. Inset behind her is a a dueling scene with two combatants and their seconds.

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Postcard advertising the Bolognese Fencing Society's national tournament held from May 16th to 20th, 1900, with the patronage of the Count of Turin. Postmarked December 3, 1900 and addressed to Madame Laure Erard at the Hotel Bellevue in…
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